Pop's Malte Shoppe, Kutztown, opens for spring, reveals renovations

Patriot photos by Lisa Mitchell Pop's Malt Shoppe in Kutztown opened for the day of the season March 21, revealing renovations. Left to right are owner Joel Seidel and one of the first customers of the day, Jenna Stum, Kutztown University junior.
Patriot photos by Lisa Mitchell Kayla Fusselman of Kempton and her mom, Diane at Pop's Malt Shoppe in Kutztown for the day of the season March 21. They were a few of the first customers of the season.

Popís Malt Shoppe in Kutztown opened for the season on the second day of spring, revealing renovations.

On March 21, owner Joel Seidel, said, ďThis is our opening day, first day of our season for spring and these are our first customers.Ē

ďI had this day circled on my calendar. Iíve been waiting for this all year,Ē said Kutztown University junior Jenna Stum, pointing to her ice cream cone.

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ďIíve been following it on Facebook and couldnít wait for the opening day for the great food,Ē said Kutztown University freshman Kayla Fusselman, of Kempton.

ďAnd the people here are awesome and the food is great. Come on out and have fun,Ē said Fusselmanís mom Diane.

Talking about the renovation, Seidel said, ďEverything in here is new, except a couple of booths. Before we had a couple of tables in here. The counter is new. All of the decor is new. It just gives it a very 50s feel. I absolutely love it.Ē

This is Popís 10th anniversary. In a couple of weeks, a big celebration is in the works, including some 50s music and inexpensive special.

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Lisa Mitchell

Lisa Mitchell is the editor of The Kutztown Patriot and Managing Editor of Berks-Mont Newspapers. Reach the author at lmitchell@berksmontnews.com or follow Lisa on Twitter: @kutztownpatriot.